Red Velvet French Toast & Exploding Deep-Fried Burrata: The New Menu at The Pen & Pencil

There's a huge list of new additions at the Northern Quarter favourite...

By Manchester's Finest | 19 October 2021

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The Pen & Pencil has been going for a very impressive 5 years this year, and its success is (in part) down to it’s brilliant Food Menu – one that’s always being updated, changed and improved every 3 months or so.

October is time for a serious re-vamp and they’ve introduced a dazzling array of new dishes, with some real stand out beauties on there. Naturally, we went down to check out these newbies and stuff our faces…

Red Velvet French Toast (£8.50)
Served with Mascarpone Cheese, fresh fruit, maple syrup and toasted nuts


Shakshuka with Fried Eggs (£8.50)
Roasted red pepper and tomato shakshuka served with toasted sourdough


Hassel Back Potatoes (£10.00)
Hassel Back potatoes served in a rich tomato and basil sauce


Hake & Mussels (£15.00)
Grilled hake with mussels, carrot puree, soybeans, carrot crisps and lemon butter sauce


Braised Lamb Shank (£15.00)
Braised lamb shank with spinach puree and saffron parmesan mash


Brisket Burger (£12.50)
Beef patty with slow cooked beef brisket topped with cheese sauce


Return of the Mac Burger (£12.50)
Beef Patty topped with our homemade mac and cheese


Philly Cheese Steak (£9.50)
Grilled steak topped with chipolata peppers and cheese on toasted ciabatta


Classic Cheese & Ham Toastie (£8.50)
Cheddar cheese, ham, mustard


Californian Crab Sandwich (£9.50)
Fresh white crab meat, lettuce, tomato, mayo, sesame oil served on toasted sourdough


Deep Fried Pesto Stuffed Burrata Bomb (£6)
Burrata cheese ball stuffed with pesto and served with homemade tomato sauce



The new menu is available now at The Pen & Pencil. Food times are:

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